Publications

2015

  1. Dialogue on Climate Change and Jobs: Shaping the COP21 Agenda of Solutions - Agenda

    06 May 2015

    This event organised by the ILO in collaboration with the Geneva Environment Network Secretariat, to be held 12 May 2015, will provide a platform for sharing views and perspectives on ways in which the climate change and decent work agendas can be made mutually supportive, looking towards the COP21 in Paris.

  2. Promoting occupational health and safety in the building construction sector in Zambia

    16 April 2015

    This fact sheet analyses the potential of promotion occupational safety and health in the building construction sector in Zambia

  3. Job creation and MSME development through business linkages

    16 April 2015

    This fact sheet analyses the the role of business linkages for increased market access for MSMEs in the green building construction sector in Zambia

  4. Strengthening Green Entrepreneurship through the promotion of Sustainable Enterprises

    16 April 2015

    This fact sheet analyses the potential for green enterprise creation in the building construction sector in Zambia.

  5. Enhancing access to financial services for MSMEs in the green building construction sector in Zambia

    16 April 2015

    This fact sheet analyses the lack of access to financial services faced by MSMEs in the green building construction sector in Zambia.

  6. Gender equality and green jobs

    14 April 2015

    This policy brief aims to contribute to the discussion on how gender equality can become an integral part of green economy strategies and how equal access for women and men to green jobs which are decent can be enhanced.

2014

  1. Report on the pilot project towards developing statistical tools for measuring employment in the environmental sector and generating statistics on green jobs.

    17 December 2014

    This report provides information on the survey development, questionnaire design, concepts and definitions, methodology of data collection, as well as main findings of employment in the environmental sector and green jobs in one of the pilot countries: Albania.

  2. Green jobs assessment: Mauritius

    03 November 2014

    This report provides an assessment of existent and potential green jobs in major economic industries of a small island developing state: Mauritius. It aims to inform and shape the Maurice Île Durable (MID) project, which was launched in 2008 with the objective to make Mauritius a world model of sustainable development.

  3. Greening the Economies of Least Developed Countries: The Role of Skills and Training

    29 October 2014

    This policy brief draws the attention of policy-makers and social partners in least developed countries to the role of skills development in facilitating the building of greener economies, as a way to achieve sustainable development and poverty eradication. It is based on research applied in policy design and numerous case studies of country experiences and good practices.

  4. Indonesian Green Entrepreneurship Program (IGEP)

    04 August 2014

    This fact sheet presents the main activities and outcomes of the Indonesian Green Entrepreneurship Program.

  5. Green jobs and renewable energy in Namibia: low carbon, high employment

    04 August 2014

    This fact sheet analyses the renewable energy and jobs potential in Namibia.

  6. Skills for green jobs in Namibia: Occupational changes in the green economy

    04 August 2014

    This fact sheet analyses the potential occupational changes from a transition towards a green economy in Namibia.

  7. Green entrepreneurship: Creating green jobs through sustainable enterprise development in Namibia

    04 August 2014

    This fact sheet analyses the potential for green enterprise development in Namibia.

  8. Green jobs in Namibia: Opportunities for job creation in the green economy

    04 August 2014

    This fact sheet analyses the potential for green jobs creation in Namibia.

  9. Green Jobs Malaysia Project

    29 July 2014

    This fact sheet summarizes ILO's green jobs promotion in Malaysia

  10. The economics of biogas. Creating green jobs in the dairy sector in India

    12 May 2014

    The study analyses the economics and employment of the cow dung industry whilst also paying attention to the environmental and emission aspects. Based on a case study of the dairy cluster in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, the paper argues for an integrated 'Energy-Dairy' policy aligning dung management strategies to the national industry policy.

  11. Green jobs in Mexico

    21 February 2014

    This report summarizes the main findings of a national green jobs assessment conducted in Mexico in 2013. The assessment revealed how many green jobs currently exist in the country and which sectors show the strongest potential for further green jobs creation.

2013

  1. Decent work in waste management

    20 December 2013

    The study analyses the City of Windhoek’s waste management system based on the provision of cleaning and collection services through small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The objective of the study is thereby to take stock of the several dimensions related to decent work in waste management. As such, it can be seen as the starting point of a constructive dialogue on suitable ways and means to improve working conditions and enable employment creation in the waste management sector.

  2. Providing clean energy and energy access through cooperatives

    20 December 2013

    This publication is a collection of case studies on cooperatives in energy production, distribution and consumption as a contribution to the on-going search for ways in which the goal of sustainable Energy for All can be turned into a reality.

  3. Inter-Agency Workshop Employment and Social Inclusion in a Green Economy: Assessing Policies and Practices - Workshop Report

    06 December 2013

    This report summarizes the discussions of the first global workshop on green jobs assessments and related policy implications, held on 4 and 5 March 2013 in Turin, Italy.